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BG Buildingworks, Inc. Senior Project Engineer - Mechanical in Denver, Colorado

BG was awarded The Denver Post Top Workplaces Award for 2018! If you are looking for a company who is passionate about you, then BG is the employer for you! We are looking for employees who embrace a collaborative work environment, have strong communication skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Work, Grow, Thrive with BG Buildingworks!

Position: Senior Project Engineer - Mechanical

Location: Avon or Denver, Colorado


Firm: BG Buildingworks, Inc. (BG) is a mid-size mechanical, electrical, plumbing, technology, lighting, acoustics engineering design and facility commissioning consulting firm. We have multiple offices located in the Western United States including Avon, Colorado; Denver, Colorado, Ft. Collins, Colorado, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. BG provides a wide spectrum of consulting services related to building and infrastructure design, operation, commissioning and sustainability. Services are provided nationwide and include homes, healthcare, government, education, commercial/mixed-use and hospitality clients. Our corporate mission is to provide client satisfaction and engineering excellence every day! We believe this spirit of excellence permeates everything we do and is vital to the success of our clients and the BG team. We are committed to developing the potential in each employee to empower both personal and professional growth. This translates to our overall success as a team and company. At BG, we value a work environment that is relaxed and innovative, and encourage one another to positively contribute to our culture.

BG has an opportunity for a motivated Senior Project Engineer - Mechanical


The mission of this position is to drive BG’s top line (new projects) and bottom line (revenue) success by managing individual projects to achieve project goals and by developing and strengthening client relationships as well as training and developing BG’s local project managers. And, to ensure BG’s future success through the training and development of local Project Managers.

This primary accountability of this position is to deliver excellent service through thorough and proactive communication and management of the project process to enhance both the client experience and the internal project team’s experience. The position is also accountable for supporting and fostering BG’s staff development through time management and mentoring of the delivery process

Primary Collaborative Team

This position collaborates closely with a broad group including the individual project team members, other project managers, senior project managers business unit leaders, service leaders, Director of Operations and the accounting team to provide a consistent quality and delivery process to our clients.

Classification - Exempt


Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or considerable working experience directly in this field.

Experience Profile

  • Thorough understanding of, and deep experience in, BG’s project management practices.

  • A good, working understanding of all BG services.

  • Experience in customer-facing discussions around delivering BG service.

  • Experience leading teams of up to 20.

  • Track record of delivering successful projects: both client satisfaction and profitability

  • Thorough understanding of BG’s project management tools, software and project reporting methods.

  • Several years of experience as a desirable mentor and teacher.

Accountabilities / Outcomes / Measurements




Individual Client Relationships

Repeat work with optimal clients

Amount of annual client revenue.

External Project Team Experience

Positive client reviews and recommendations/referrals

Quantity of client/peer endorsements and referrals, client requests to be PM

Internal Project Team Experience

Staff want to work on your projects.

Project Management

No missed project deadlines, no avoidable fire drills

Number of avoidable fire drills and missed deadlines.

PIC Communication

Smooth forecasting and project/staffing issues don’t linger.

Project Profitability

Suite of projects achieve overall profitability goals on average

Profitability and effective multiplier


Clear and accurate contracts aligned with our services and fees.

Number of contract issues.

Quality assurance and risk management

Technical service delivery is on BG quality and standard of care is met

No successful claims resulting from technical service or quality issues.

Development and Training of BG Project Managers

Local office (or regional team) has plenty of qualified PMs

Development and maintenance of BG’s PM practices, tools and trainings

Additional Primary Responsibilities

  • Project Engineering/Design: Duties commensurate with the role of a Project Engineer or Senior Engineer

  • Operations: Collaborates with Operations team to determine project assignments, including PM

  • Forecasting: Collaborates with Operations and Finance teams to develop revenue targets and forecasts

  • Collections: Collaborates with Accounting and PIC to maintain timely ARs

  • Local Operations:

  • Local PM Management

Key Competencies Required for this Role:

  • Integrity

  • Self-awareness

  • Resourcefulness/Initiative

  • Organization/planning

  • Stress Management

  • Follow through

  • Excellence

  • Team player

  • Verbal communication

  • Written Communication

  • Team builder

  • Running meetings

  • Influence

  • Conflict management

  • Enthusiasm/passion

  • Ambition

  • Learning agility

  • Track record

  • Experience

  • Judgement/decision-making

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compressed work schedule with Friday afternoons off!

  • Competitive salary based upon experience

  • Paid time off

  • Health benefits - medical, dental, vision insurance

  • Long and short term disability

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k) program with company match

  • Mobile device assistance

  • Continuing education allowance

  • Paid professional membership dues

  • Employee appreciation events

  • A fun, laid back work environment

All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a post-offer background check. BG is an EEO employer.